[vcf-midatlantic] VCF East Clinic kudos (soldering iron cleaning brass)

Jonathan Chapman lists at glitchwrks.com
Thu May 5 01:44:11 UTC 2022

> That said, though, Hakko is a first-rate company that makes real tools
> for industry, not hobby toys, and they sell those brass coily things.
> If they didn't work well, Hakko wouldn't be selling them.

Yup, that's why I have both kinds on my desk: because it's what the manufacturers recommend :P

FWIW I did not use a sponge with my first iron, as a kid. I wiped it against the edge of the wood workbench top, which was made from dimensional lumber. That's apparently how my dad always did it!


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